Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain acknowledges the crowd after putting out to complete his final round on the 18th green during British Open Golf Championship at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland, Sunday, July 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Matt Dunham
July 23, 2016

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez opened a four-stroke lead in the Senior British Open, missing matching the Carnoustie course record by a stroke Saturday with a 7-under 65.

The 52-year-old Spaniard had a bogey-free round in wind at 6-12 mph on the mostly cloudy afternoon. He had an 11-under 205 total after opening 70-70.

''Tonight, I'm going to do exactly the same thing I did the previous night,'' Jimenez said. ''I go with my friends, we go to a nice diner with a nice bottle of Rioja and after that I'm going to have a bit, fat cigar with a nice malt whiskey.''

Jimenez won in Mississippi in March for his third career PGA Tour Champions victory. He has 15 European Tour victories, the last in the 2014 Spanish Open at a tour-record 50 years, 133 days.

Paul Broadhurst (68), Wes Short Jr. (69), Tom Byrum (71) and Joe Durant (72) were tied for second. Broadhurst opened with a 75 and had a 66 on Friday.

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